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Poets for All Seasons
  Poets for All Seasons editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Let ten well-known poets and paintings that go with their poems take you through the seasons. Have a happy year!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jun 26 17
nannywoo gold member
Jun 26 17
711 plays
  Tales of the Grand Tour 3   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron, took a Grand Tour from 1809-11 that noticeably broke from tradition. The war on the Continent meant that the usual stops had to be avoided. See if you can identify the stops on his tour based on the sights he viewed.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 08 19
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Oct 08 19
291 plays
  Poets Laureate of the United Kingdom   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you put these ten Poets Laureate in the correct order, from the first to hold the post to the most recent?
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Mar 08 16
rossian editor
720 plays
  Poet's Corner   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Poet's Corner in London's Westminster Abbey is the final resting place for some of England's greatest poets, novelists, playwrights, musicians and actors. I will give you a description of an individual buried there; you name them.
Average, 10 Qns, fdgla, Nov 27 12
4826 plays
  William McGonagall, "The World's Worst Poet"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Long-cherished as a man "so giftedly bad that he backed unwittingly into genius", William McGonagall was so much more than just the world's worst poet.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Sep 04 08
Snowman gold member
323 plays
  Gently Its Touch: Great Modern Poets   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I describe a famous, English-language poet published since 1900. You match the description to a name. These had a gentle, if radical touch. (Look for the hints if you are new to poetry).
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Aug 16 11
Godwit gold member
868 plays
  The Fascinating Lives of Poets   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sometimes, fact is stranger than fiction, and just as interesting. Name the poet from the biographical clues given. Many clues contain allusions to the poets' works, so you need not be a biographer to play!
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Nov 11 09
2228 plays
  US Poets Laureate   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are ten famous American poets I hope you've read. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Mar 07 17
shvdotr gold member
Mar 07 17
239 plays
  Life and Works of the Kobzar    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the first quiz on FunTrivia focusing on the life and career of Taras Shevchenko, the national bard of Ukraine, widely known as "Kobzar", after the title of his first poetry collection. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Oct 18 22
DeepHistory gold member
Oct 18 22
81 plays
  Poets From Around The Globe   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We have read their works, marveled at their talent and sighed at their exquisite verses. But how much do we know about them?
Average, 10 Qns, puklu, Mar 31 16
261 plays
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This man is known as the author of the first great English dictionary. His friend James Boswell wrote a celebrated biography of him.

From Quiz "Poet's Corner"

  Scandalous (and other ) Poets and Their Poems   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz provides you with some biographical data and a few lines of verse, and all you have to do is identify the poet. All poets are from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries and are mainly of the Romantic movement.
Average, 10 Qns, bracklaman, Apr 10 07
877 plays
  Name the Poet!    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
How extensive is your knowledge of poets? The aim of this quiz is easy. Just simply match the poet to their date and place of their birth. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, jess1506, Oct 29 16
264 plays
  British World War I Poets    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many of World War I's finest poets died on the Western front. However, not all of them did. Can you identify how each of the following poets met their end? I have given you a tidbit of each poet's work to whet your appetite.
Difficult, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Jan 19 10
350 plays
  Birthplaces of some Famous American Poets    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Haven't you ever wondered where American poets such as Frost, Hughes, and Ezra Pound were born?
Average, 10 Qns, jaknife1200, Jun 13 23
Jun 13 23
518 plays
  Wild Lives of Famous Poets    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a look at some French and German poets who lived hard and wild lives. This quiz will probably be difficult for most, but will (hopefully) be interesting and informative.
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Mar 22 10
497 plays
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